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Agronomist , consultant

Ahmed El Tayeb Osman, Sudanese agronomist, consultant. Achievements include research in forage agronomy, maginal & rangelands in the dry areas, evaluation of water use efficiency of indigenous grasses of the Arabian Peninsula & their suitability for forage in a water-scare region; research in collection & evaluation of indigenous forages, human resource development in 7 countries of Global Corporate Challenge & Yemen.

Background

Osman, Ahmed El Tayeb was born on January 1, 1945 in Shendi, Nile Province, Sudan. Son of El Tayeb Osman Wagialla and Fatima Mohamed Ahmed Medani.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Engineering, University Khartoum, Sudan, 1969. Master of Science in Range Science, University California, Davis, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Range Ecology, University California, Davis, 1974.

Career

Reserve assistant, Faculty Agriculture University Khartoum, 1969—1974, lecturer, 1974—1981. Agronomist International Center Agricultural Research Dry Areas, Aleppo, Syria, 1981—1984, range ecologist, 1985—1998. Senior scientist-leader ICARDA, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2001—2006.

Visiting professor Tottori University, Arid Land Research Center, Japan, 2007—2008. Consultant, agriculture development projects Government Sudan, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in forage agronomy, maginal & rangelands in the dry areas, evaluation of water use efficiency of indigenous grasses of the Arabian Peninsula & their suitability for forage in a water-scare region. Research in collection & evaluation of indigenous forages, human resource development in 7 countries of Global Corporate Challenge & Yemen.

Membership

Member of American Society Agronomy, International Grassland Continuing Committee, Range Management Society.

Connections

Married Shadia Ibrahim Saeid. Children: Lemya Ahmed, Wa'el Ahmed, Mohamed Ahmed, Mahasen Ahmed.

father:
El Tayeb Osman Wagialla

mother:
Fatima Mohamed Ahmed Medani

spouse:
Shadia Ibrahim Saeid

children:
Lemya Ahmed Osman

Wa'el Ahmed Osman

Mohamed Ahmed Osman

Mahasen Ahmed Osman